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.k. rowling has left the magic and the wizardry of harry potter behind to write a novel for adults. has already created a stir because of its extensive use of language that is definitely not suitable for children. she speaks to our editor about what inspired her to write for an older audience. >> j.k. rowling is perhaps the most famous living writer in the world. she is certainly one of the richest. having sold over four hundred 50 million copies of her harry potter books worldwide, now she is opening a new chapter in her literary life with her first novel and that an adult audience. why the change? >> i did not sit down to write this novel. i had nothing to prove. i do not mean that in an arrogant way. i certainly don't mean i think i cannot improve as a writer, but harry potter truly liberated me in the sense that there is only one reason to right now, for me. >> the story is set in a small english town, a community riven with hate and prejudice. >> to have any experience is that you project on to your characters, trying to numb the pain? >> i would not want to go there too much, but
four hundred 50 million copies of her harry potter books worldwide, now she is opening a new chapter in her literary life with her first novel and that an adult audience. why the change? >> i did not sit down to write this novel. i had nothing to prove. i do not mean that in an arrogant way. i certainly don't mean i think i cannot improve as a writer, but harry potter truly liberated me in the sense that there is only one reason to right now, for me. >> the story is set in a small englishn t, a community riven with hate and prejudice. >> to have any experience is that you project on to your characters, trying to numb the pain? >> i would not want to go there too much, but i have had my issues. i certainly have mental health issues. i have been depressed. my teenage years, i had issues with anxiety. >> you gave a very moving account of what happened to you. do you think it will change anything? >> i passionately believe in freedom of the press, but having been on the receiving end of some dubious legal behavior, how do we knock this out? i don't know. i hope and pray it does change th
movie, perks of being a wall plower. she didn't have a normal high school experience because of harry potter, and she gave me a very cool interview about that. jake gyllenhaal's new movie opens next week. he told me he did ride-alongs with actual police officers in south central los angeles, in california, and he actually saw someone get murdered before his eyes. this is all during training for a movie. and i mean, these guys go through so much. to see an actor talk about that and become a character, very interesting. we'll have the interview next week on fox 5 morning news. >> kevin, thank you so much. >> follow me on twitter and i'll tweet out all my interviews there. >> great. thanks, kevin. >> thanks. bill murray, baby! >>> well, the nats are up next against the braves. they need to stay alive in the division race. a full report, coming up. >> well, today's a great day for any kind of activity outside. we've got the sunshine. mother nature is cooperating. we'll have a look at your forecast coming up, after the break. anufacturing when president obama took office. this is china's.
with harry potter, brian, do you? >> brian: no. >> steve: me neither e-mail comes, i am a die hard harry potter fan. i collect all types of props from the movie examines books. i own wands, a hog worth replica. i'd hate to see how much money i've spent on this stuff, but i can't stop. should they stop or is it normal? >> here is the thing, the operative statement there is i can't stop, which makes this person something other than a fan. it makes this person a hoard. so the bottom line is, much better use of money would be therapy than buying another wand because you need your own identity. not that of a sorcerer. >> brian: true. i've said that over and over again. okay. number two -- >> yet you keep buying wands, brian. >> brian: i apologize. i got to get over this. my girlfriend is wonderful, but she's obsessed -- this isn't about me. she's obsessed with a certain singer. she goes to hundreds of concerts all over the u.s. and uses her time off to drive 18 hours to a concert or fly anywhere they perform. what's going on there? >> again, look, this person is like nuts, like an addict! so
a new book coming out called "the casual vacancy." it's for adults. it's heavily embargoed as the harry potter books. i don't know anything about it. staff and all of us at amazon love this book called "sutton." the author collaborated on the biography of andre agassi. this is a novel but based very closely on the life of his last days of life after he got out of attica. >> robin hood type guy. >> and handsome and charming and very well read and reporters loved him and so it has overtones of today, who is doing what to whom between banks and regular people. it's a really wonderful novel. and the other novel that i love and is, i think will be sort of a sleeper hit is a book about a very dysfunctional jewish family in the suburbs of chicago, old joke. there's a lot of recognizable people. >>. nonfiction you like "mortality." >> "mortality." it's about esophageal cancer. it's not a happy book but surprising undepressing book. and "500 days" is about the 500 days, year and a half after 9/11, 2001 and what went on in the cia and white house and in places in europe and the middle east. it re
, jack otter. as norah pointed out, wearing your harry potter glasses. >> oh, thank you very much. >> i like it. >> a great observation. >>> you remember mr. tuddball and mrs. wiggins? how about eunice? they all came from carol burnett's legendary tv show. look who's in our green room. that would be carol burnett who's going to join us on "cbs this morning." >>> this portion of "cbs this morning" sponsored by the makers of zyrtec. [ male announcer ] if you have yet to master the quiet sneeze... ♪ [ sneezes ] [ male announcer ] you may be an allergy muddler. try zyrtec®. it gives you powerful allergy relief. and zyrtec® is different than claritin® because zyrtec® starts working at hour 1 on the first day you take it. claritin® doesn't start working until hour 3. [ sneezes ] [ male announcer ] zyrtec®. love the air. join zyrtec® rewards. save up to $7 on zyrtec® products. till you finish your vegetables. [ clock ticking ] [ male announcer ] there's a better way... v8 v-fusion. vegetable nutrition they need, fruit taste they love. could've had a v8... actually... that way i could
, wearing your harry potter glasses. >> oh, thank you very much. >> i like it. >> a great observation. >>> you remember mr. tuddball and mrs. wiggins? how about eunice? they all came from carol burnett's legendary tv show. look who's in our green room. that would be carol burnett who's going to join us on "cbs this morning." >>> this portion of "cbs this morning" sponsored by the makers of zyrtec. [ male announcer ] if you have yet to master the quiet sneeze... ♪ [ sneezes ] [ male announcer ] you may be an allergy muddler. try zyrtec®. it gives you powerful allergy relief. and zyrtec® is different than claritin® because zyrtec® starts working at hour 1 on the first day you take it. claritin® doesn't start working until hour 3. [ sneezes ] [ male announcer ] zyrtec®. love the air. join zyrtec® rewards. save up to $7 on zyrtec® products. till you finish your vegetables. [ clock ticking ] [ male announcer ] there's a better way... v8 v-fusion. vegetable nutrition they need, fruit taste they love. could've had a v8... actually... that way i could split my payments into little b
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